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Manitoba’s East Side Road Authority has a mandate to build permanent roads and bridges to isolated First Nation communities in that province.
Help for isolated Ontario First Nation comes from ManitobaA plan is finally in motion to build a long-overdue 25-kilometre access road to an isolated and neglected northwestern Ontario First Nation community straddling the Ontario-Manitoba border.Prior to the Manitoba government recessing for a provincial election in April, the East Side Road Authority was given political approval to expand beyond its borders and take on the so-called Freedom Road project for Shoal Lake 40.The island community has received national attention for its forced isol...


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Northern presence included on Indigenous design task force
Three faculty members from Sudbury’s McEwen School of Architecture have been appointed to sit on a new task force created by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC).Patrick Stewart, Eladia Smoke, and David Fortin will participate in the task force, whose goal is to “seek ways to fos...
Social media site guiding connections in construction
A new social media platform geared toward the construction industry is generating buzz around the globe, and it all started after two men from North Bay were left stranded after experiencing truck trouble.Hard Hat Hunter is an online construction-oriented forum that brings together employees, ...
North Bay building permits valued at $22 million in June
Eighty-two building permits valued at $22,099,945 were issued in June 2016 in the City of North Bay, bringing the city’s year-to-date total to $52.3 million.In particular, the city is seeing strong numbers in institutional, industrial and commercial building values; year-to-date these values ar...
Province awards $37 million in road contracts
 The province has awarded $37 million in roadwork for northeastern Ontario in 2016.A list of the projects and their value follows:-$16.995 million for 2.7 kilometres of Highway 6 south of Nairn Centre and 21.5 kilometres of Highway 17 east of Nairn Centre;-$10.926 million for 22.2 kilometres o...


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